economically


economically
ec|o|nom|i|cal|ly [ ,ikə`namıkli, ,ekə`namıkli ] adverb **
1. ) in a careful way, so that there is very little waste:
The average domestic heating system could be run much more economically.
a ) in a way that does not cost much money: CHEAPLY:
You can equip yourself with the necessary tools quite economically.
2. ) relating to ECONOMICS or to the economy of a particular country or region:
They dismiss the idea that high tax rates are economically harmful.
Politically and economically, the country is going through some enormous changes.
an economically important industry
economically depressed/devastated/disadvantaged (=experiencing a lot of economic problems): help for some of the country's economically depressed communities
a ) in ways relating to money:
The project is both technically and economically feasible.
Is your life going to be economically better than your parents' lives?
He was still economically dependent on his mother.
economically active people (=who are earning money)

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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